Video update on plans for our community’s future location – conversations with Sangha members are at the heart
Vidyapala draws on various Pali suttas, and the Buddha’s own life, to suggest ways we might move from suffering to faith June 2023
Ratnaguna and Prajnanandi focus this time on communication and friendship June 2023
Images of the Buddha: On Buddha Day, Vishangka looks at what the Buddha’s enlightenment might mean to us now. May 2023
Prajnanandi tells Ratnaguna what autism is and how it is to be on the autism spectrum within the Triratna Buddhist Community March 2023
Subhadramati, Dhammadinna, Dayanandi and friends tell the history of women’s ordination in the Triratna Buddhist Order. March 2023
Rachael shares her experience of doing two evening courses here last year, first introductory and then going deeper
As we continue to talk about the future life and location of our community, we’re particularly focusing now on Order members’ thoughts
Nagapriya in conversation with Ratnaguna and Priyavadita about his book, The Promise of a Sacred World: Shinran’s Teaching of Other Power December 2022
Update on the plans for moving from our current building to another phase in the life of our community, with an invitation to stay connected
We have made the major decision to start the process of moving from our current building to the next chapter in our community’s life
Maitrinandi and Priyavadita on how we moved from a semi in Chorlton to a derelict warehouse in the Northern Quarter. July 2022
Launching our 2022 fundraiser, Silabodhi suggests an alternative perspective on giving to the Buddhist Centre this year
If you’d like to work from the Buddhist Centre, Breathworks are now renting out desk space in their office at donation rates
At a men’s Dharma training day, Vishangka addresses the role of community in becoming a true individual. December 2020
We love being part of the local reading and browsing community, and have some great new and second hand books here
Suryashraddha recently held a Buddhist “service” for the small, friendly congregation at St Margaret’s Church in Whalley Range
After many delays and uncertainties, we can now welcome some old friends with new names after their ordination in the Triratna Buddhist Order
Let’s bring to mind ten friends from across Triratna as they are publicly Ordained on 4th May
Tom Llewellyn explains how the MBC Sangha Facebook group came about and how it’s helping our spiritual connections: March 2021
Members of our community share their recent explorations of race in light of their Buddhist practice. December 2020
A message of gratitude for our community’s generosity in raising money to thank Patricia and the team for all of their hard work.
Fliss Clarke writes about her experience of attending online Buddhism courses during the coronavirus pandemic.
There’s so much sadness about the loss of the lovely daytime vegan café in our basement. Can anything be done? Well, maybe . . .
The lovely daytime vegan café in our basement won’t be re-opening after their enforced summer closure. This is sad news for all of us.
Our Trustees are responsible for the Centre’s running – find out who they are and what kind of things they’re deciding
Based in our Centre, and the workplace of many of our friends over the years, the Clear Vision charity is sadly closing at the end of August
A big thank you to our donors. Keeping connection is so important in these times
Prasadu reflects on being a frontline worker during the COVID-19 crisis and how his Buddhist practice has helped him cope with the pressures. May 2020
Kevin Statham finds we can learn a lot from trees
The week after lockdown, nine women gathered experimentally online to create portable shrines together
A moving and generous offer from Claire Morris, following the postponement of her ordination retreat
Inspired by Paramananda, Kevin Statham considers his meditation practice during the covid-19 pandemic and finds no quick fixes
Our Chair, Silabodhi, enjoyed January’s European gathering, working on our Buddhist movement’s plans and priorities for the next five years
What happens when you bid for a flamenco lesson and a place on an Alexander Technique workshop at one of our skills auctions? Our fundraiser, Sal, had a go . . .
Buddhas, books, cards, gifts, chocolate – our shop’s open six days a week
Did you know that Manchester Buddhist Centre has an account with Give as you Live? It’s a free way to help
Silabodhi, our Chair, recently wrote to people in our Buddhist Community about our ongoing plans to install a disability access lift outside the Centre